Ever think to visit Luxembourg? Well, not many people include the country as a top travel destination in Europe. However, the tiny country next to Germany, France, and Belgium is filled with old towns, castles, and histories. You can never go wrong by spending at least a week in Luxembourg. If those reasons are not enough to convince you, here are the top reasons why you should visit Luxembourg.
All of the castles
If there is a good reason to visit Luxembourg, it should be the castles. Luxembourg is all about amazing castles with various styles such as Renaissance style castle, medieval castles ruin complete with a torture chamber.
Loads of museums to explore
For such a small country, Luxembourg has loads of museums, cultural highlights, and galleries. In Luxembourg city itself, there are seven main museums grouped and named Museumsmile. In the countryside, there are more museums in the two larger towns and also castles which have been used as cultural centers.
The only Grand Duchy
Luxembourg is the only Grand Duchy in the world. The country is also known as Duchy of Luxembourg. The current Grand Duke is Henri and resides in Grand Ducal Palace. The palace is located in the center of the city with the guards march up and down the main gates. Unlike other European palaces, such as Buckingham Palace, the Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg does not surround with large garden and high fences. It is simply located among the people, right in the center of the city.
Excellent transit system
For such as small country, Luxembourg has an excellent transit system. Public transportation such as train, bus, and tram are connected. The best thing about this country is every place can be accessed not more than two hours away. This means that you can travel everywhere in the country without spending lots of time and money. Luxembourg is also a country for cyclists. Bicycle rentals are available everywhere and you can use it to visit one attraction to another.
The country is full of history and unique architecture
Luxembourg is all about history, unique architecture, and beautiful nature. The museums tell all the country’s history and the unique architecture serves as a witness of time. Even when you are not really into the history, there are other things to explore in this tiny country such as art, architecture, nature, winery, and many more.